Media Watch

  • Doha needs to rethink its detrimental policy
    Jun 21, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The ongoing boycott of Qatar was the topic that continued to capture headlines in the region’s papers
  • Brexit talks off to a rocky start
    Jun 26, 2017 Shyam A. Krishna, Night Editor
    British prime minister’s opening gambit in Brussels did not go down well with the EU leaders
  • Grenfell Tower ‘a monument to a broken society’
    Jun 19, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta | Hub Editor
    Outraged British and international media outlets tore into the negligent circumstances that led to the devastating fire at London’s 24-story tower last week
  • Qatar role in backing terrorism under fire
    Jun 14, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The ongoing Qatari crisis and the Palestinian-Israeli issue were the two topics that captured the attention of papers in the region
  • May’s poll blunder ignites media debate
    Jun 12, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta | Hub Editor
    British Prime Minister’s election gamble spectacularly backfired
  • ‘Patience has truly run out with Qatar’
    Jun 07, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The decision of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to sever ties with Qatar was the topic that dominated headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • US pullout from Paris climate deal draws flak
    Jun 05, 2017 Compiled by Shyam A. Krishna, Night Editor
    Trump’s forsaking of historic agreement dominated the media last week
  • Palestinian prisoners have won a key battle
    May 31, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The two topics that captured the attention of papers in the region were the terrorist attack on Egyptian Coptic Christians and the triumph of the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails
  • G7 summit in Italy ends at a cross-purpose
    May 29, 2017 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban, Deputy Opinion Editor
    The transatlantic friendship that forms the bedrock of relationship between Europe and US appeared to be coming undone
  • Riyadh summit reveals clear change in US ploy
    May 24, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The visit of United States President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia was the topic that dominated headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • Decoding the impact of the New Silk Road
    May 22, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    The grand unveiling of the new Silk Road under China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project was the subject of much media scrutiny last week
  • ‘Palestinian dreams have been shattered’
    May 17, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The 69th anniversary of Nakba (the catastrophe) and Iran’s role in the region’s security issues were the two topics that dominated the headlines in the editorials of newspapers across the region
  • ‘Abbas has to pin hopes on Trump’s words’
    May 10, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The outcomes of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was the topic that dominated headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • A decisive welcome for Macron across the world
    May 08, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    The resounding victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election set off a flurry of editorials across the world.
  • Pope’s meeting Al Tayeb a defining moment
    May 03, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The meeting held in Cairo between Pope Francis and Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Dr Ahmad Mohammad Al Tayeb, was the topic that dominated the headlines in newspapers across the region
  • Palestinian people’s national struggle
    Apr 26, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails was the topic that featured prominently in newspaper editorials across the region